White-spotted hairstreak

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are dark brown on the upperside, with an iridescent blue tint except at the margins and submargins, and white fringe. The forewings have a dark brown spot below the costa. The hindwings have two tail-like projections near the tornus, one hair-like and one stub-like. The underside of the wings is creamish-brown. The forewings have a dark brown and white line running vertically from mid to costa. The hindwings have a dark brown and white wavy postdiscal line running vertically from costa to dorsum, and a faint submarginal line. The hindwings also have two orange-crowned black tornal ocelli.




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Reported from: Mabaruma (Region 1)